Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

We Can Enhance Smile Beauty With Veneers

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When you have aesthetic concerns with the appearance of your smile, you may assume major transformation requires several procedures and visits. But what if we could enhance your smile in two visits with one procedure? In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentist talks about improving smile beauty with porcelain veneers.

The Latest Trends in Cosmetic Dentistry: Are They Right For You?

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These Dental Health Services Are All About Achieving a Confident Smile The popularity of cosmetic dentistry is easy to track; in recent years, Kansas City area residents are seeing the bright, perfect grins of influencers and local celebrities and wanting teeth that look just like that! Bright white teeth and straight smiles make a big… Read more »

Our Cosmetic Treatment Options

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When you have issues with the health and appearance of your smile, which can make you feel self-conscious, you may benefit from cosmetic dentistry. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists talk about our professional teeth whitening options, our porcelain veneers, and our clear orthodontic aligners!

Even Smiles With Clear SureSmile Aligners

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When you have malocclusion, this means uneven teeth. In addition to impacting your smile’s appearance, this could mean trouble for oral health and function. To offer a cosmetic approach, instead of using braces we could employ clear aligners to treat misalignment. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists talk about SureSmile aligners.

Straighter Smiles With Clear SureSmile Aligners

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Correcting an uneven smile could improve overall oral health and function, and help you feel better about your smile’s appearance. But this doesn’t mean you have to rely on metal braces. Instead, your Olathe, KS, dentists will talk about how we employ SureSmile clear aligners, which are nearly invisible when worn!

Teeth Whitening Removes Unsightly Teeth Stains

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Do you wish your smile could be brighter? Well, our professional teeth whitening systems can help brighten smiles by up to eight shades in some cases. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists talk about the benefits of our three different professional whitening options, and which one might be right for you.

Let’s Create A Stunning New Smile With Veneers

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Did you know that with a single cosmetic restoration, we can help transform the beasty of your smile? Placing one or more porcelain veneers could instantly transform smiles, providing a new smile in just two visits. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists talk about how we offer dramatic results with porcelain veneers.

How SureSmile Aligners Correct Misalignment

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When you have crooked, crowded, and overlapping teeth, that doesn’t mean braces are your only option for correcting misalignment. Instead, our team could straighten teeth with a series of clear aligners. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentist talks about our SureSmile orthodontic system!

Could Porcelain Veneers Offer A Stunning Smile?

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When you have one or more imperfections with your smile, then you could benefit from cosmetic dentistry. For many, we could offer a new smile with one or more of our porcelain veneers. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists will discuss how we design and craft these cosmetic restorations.

Straightening Your Smile With Clear Braces

When you have dental misalignment, this could mean more than just problems for your smile’s beauty. You could also have issues with overall oral health too! Fortunately, we have a way to correct misalignment without relying solely on braces. Instead, your Olathe, KS, dentist could straighten smiles with clear braces.

Porcelain Veneers Address Several Cosmetic Problems

When you have several cosmetic issues with the color and shape of your teeth, that doesn’t mean you require multiple procedures to enjoy an attractive smile. Instead, your Olathe, KS, dentists could use only one procedure to transform smiles in just two visits. In today’s blog, we’re looking at the benefits of our porcelain veneers.

Cosmetic Repair That Preserves Your Smile

We don’t just want to improve the beauty of your smile with our cosmetic treatments, we also want to preserve as much of your healthy, natural tooth structure as possible. Which is why we use treatments like dental bonding and contouring, which can transform a tooth in only one sitting! In today’s blog, your Olathe,… Read more »

Let’s Remove Stains With Teeth Whitening

When you have stains on your teeth, you could hesitate to show the world your smile. Instead of feeling embarrassed, you could find a solution with our custom plastic trays and a powerful bleaching gel. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists will explain how we remove stains and help patients enjoy more attractive smiles.

Could We Fix Misalignment With Clear Braces?

If you have crooked, crowded, or overlapping teeth, you may feel embarrassed about your smile’s appearance. In addition, poor oral health could also occur. We can not only correct your uneven teeth, but also do so with a series of clear and barely noticeable aligners. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists talk about our… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry For New Patients

When you look at your smile in the mirror, do you ever wish you could have a brighter one, or have that misshapen tooth repaired? Maybe you even have misalignment! Your Olathe, KS, dentist knows how to address these concerns with an array of cosmetic treatment options. We’re welcoming new patients to our office, so… Read more »

Perfect Alignment With Our Clear Braces

When you need braces, you may feel hesitant to actually sit down with us and seek treatment. However, we could make you feel a lot better with clear braces! By creating custom aligners, your Olathe, KS, dentist can provide better alignment with a nearly invisible treatment option.

The Cosmetic Benefits Of Our Veneers

Porcelain veneers are very thin restorations that we place onto the front-facing side of each tooth, helping transform the color and shape of your teeth instantly. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists will explain how we design and create them, and look at the cosmetic benefits they offer for smiles.

A Single-Visit Solution For Your Cosmetic Blemishes

When you have cosmetic issues related to more than just the color of your teeth, you may need dental bonding and contouring. These two procedures help reshape and transform your teeth, and can do so in just one visit! In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists will talk about how we correct cosmetic blemishes in… Read more »

We Can Brighten Your Smile With Professional Whitening

Strips, toothpastes, and rinses at our local stores all promise brighter smiles, but the fact is they often deliver minor and short-lived results (not to mention tooth sensitivity). For professional results that last for months to come, you should talk to your Olathe, KS, dentists about teeth whitening with our custom trays and powerful bleaching… Read more »

Fixing Misalignment With Clear Braces

When you have crooked, crowded, or overlapping teeth, this could mean the health and beauty of your smile suffers. Fortunately, that doesn’t mean you have to rely on metal braces to correct these issues. Instead, your Olathe, KS, dentist can provide clear and comfortable orthodontics with plastic aligners!

Creating Consistency with Bonding and Contouring

Nothing is more disheartening than being one imperfection away from a gorgeous grin. What’s more, you may be taking the necessary steps to ensure a healthy, lifelong smile, but the fact of the matter is that accidents still occur, potentially tarnishing your grin. Cosmetic dentistry affords us the ability to address issues on the surface… Read more »

Three Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Enhance Your Smile

With the holidays just around the corner, many individuals will be gathering with their families and loved ones to celebrate the season and take pictures together. For some, this time may be more stressful than it is for others, as the Coronavirus pandemic is still in the midst. What’s more, many people experience anxiety from… Read more »

Let’s Repair Your Smile In A Single Visit

While teeth whitening is a great way to brighten teeth, what if you have permanent teeth stains, or problems with a chipped or misshapen tooth? In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentist will explain how dental bonding and cosmetic contouring could help transform your teeth in as little as one visit!

Let’s Brighten Your Smile Before The Holidays

Do you have unsightly stains on your smile? If so, then you need treatment to help break up stains and brighten your smile. With our professional system, we offer more dramatic results that last longer than the results from over-the-counter whitening strips and toothpastes. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentist will explain how we… Read more »

Improving Smile Beauty With Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you wish you had a more attractive smile? We understand the positive impact a beautiful smile can have, which is why your Olathe, KS, general dentists offer cosmetic dentistry. With professional teeth whitening and lifelike restorations, we have the ability to transform the beauty of the smile, and also address restorative concerns along the… Read more »

Straighten Your Smile With Clear Braces

If you have crooked or crowded teeth, then what are your options? You may assume metal braces will be the only possible solution for your misalignment. But what if we could offer a system that uses clear plastic aligners to correct poor alignment instead of metal orthodontics? In today’s blog, let’s learn about how Invisalign®… Read more »

Obtaining A Stunning Smile With Porcelain Veneers

Do you have multiple issues with the appearance of your smile? If your cosmetic concerns aren’t just limited to discoloration, then you may assume that correcting these issues means multiple procedures and visits. However, we can often transform a smile in Olathe, KS, by placing one or more custom-made porcelain veneers.

Ready For Cosmetic Improvement In Just One Visit?

If you have chipped teeth, or problems with the color and shape of your teeth, then you may be interested in cosmetic dentistry. You may also be surprised to learn that your Olathe, KS, dentist, Dr. Lucaci, can often repair teeth and improve smile esthetics in just one visit. How does bonding and contouring improve… Read more »

Making the Decision to Whiten Your Teeth

The better you care for your smile, the more likely you are to notice if something like stains or discoloration develop on your teeth. For instance, as the years pass, exposure to your foods and beverages, habits like smoking or chewing tobacco, and more can cause your teeth to lose their luster and stain. At… Read more »

Changing Your Smile With Thin Porcelain Shells

Have you ever heard of porcelain veneers? A unique cosmetic restoration, they use thin shells to completely change how a tooth looks, addressing a wide array of esthetic concerns in just two visits. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how these thin porcelain shells improve smiles in Olathe, KS, and what placing them… Read more »

Fixing A Tooth In One Visit With Dental Bonding

If you chip a tooth, then lack of treatment could mean tooth decay, infection, and discomfort. In order to prevent complications, we offer a single visit cosmetic treatment option for our Olathe, KS, patients. How does tooth bonding fix a tooth in one visit, and when should our patients talk to us about this unique… Read more »

Professional Teeth-Whitening as Convenient as OTC

When your teeth become stained, your first instinct may be to head to the pharmacy or grocery store to buy the most popular over-the-counter (OTC) teeth-whitening treatment. However, the fact that such solutions are popular doesn’t mean they’ll be effective at brightening your smile. For many people, the results of OTC products leave much to… Read more »

Improving Your Smile’s Beauty With Veneers

Many people assume that their smiles have too many problems to be corrected with cosmetic dentistry. However, not only can we offer solutions to a variety of issues, including a tooth’s shade and color, but we can often address these issues with a single procedure. How do dental veneers improve smiles in Olathe, KS? What… Read more »

Repairing Smiles With Cosmetic Bonding And Contouring

Cosmetic dentistry offers more than just a brighter smile. We also employ cosmetic treatments to repair minor damage and improve the shape of your teeth. In today’s blog, we’re focusing on two different procedure that improve a smile’s appearance in just one visit. Find out how dental bonding and contouring correct smiles in Olathe, KS.

We Offer At-Home Teeth Whitening!

When we go to a store, we see a number of options offering brighter smiles from the comfort of our own home, everything from strips to whitening toothpastes and rinses. But what if we could offer our Olathe, KS, patients professional results from home as well? With our at-home teeth whitening system we help you… Read more »

Creating Veneers To Transform Your Smile

We know how important a beautiful smile. In addition to boosting confidence and helping you make a great first impression, they also act as indicators of healthy smiles. In order to address multiple cosmetic concerns in as little as two visits we may place a custom-made veneer. How do veneers transform smiles in Olathe, KS?… Read more »

Bonding Fixes Teeth In One Visit

In our last blog we took a look at teeth whitening, which addresses dental discoloration. But what if you damage a tooth? For chipped teeth in Olathe, KS, we may have a cosmetic solution with dental bonding. Using dental bonding, our team can often repair a tooth in a single visit, restoring the health, beauty,… Read more »

Ready To Obtain A Brighter Smile?

When you see your smile in the mirror, how do you feel? If you have discoloration, you may not feel very happy about your smile’s appearance! Often, patients in Kansas City, MO, will see us to discuss cosmetic solutions to discoloration. We have professional teeth whitening to remove teeth stains and help patients enjoy brighter… Read more »

Holiday Stress And The Effects On Your Smile

Christmastime can be a time of joy and happiness. It is certainly a beautiful time of year in Lafayette, LA. It can also be a time of loneliness and stress for a lot of people. With family staying over for the holidays, the financial burden of gift shopping, and just the sheer hustle and bustle… Read more »

I Want My Teeth To Sparkle

This time of year is one filled with shine and sparkles. From the lights on the Christmas tree to the confetti thrown on New Year’s Eve, sparkle seems to be everywhere. This time of year, you might be wanting to make your smile sparkle, too. Twinkles® tooth jewelry can be one way to add a bit… Read more »

Preserving Your Healthy Tooth Structure During Cosmetic Work

The goal with cosmetic dental work is to make truly impressive changes, and to fully address issues that have made you self-conscious. One thing you want to avoid during cosmetic work is the unnecessary modification of healthy tooth structure. You can be excited to know that dental bonding and contouring work from your Olathe, KS… Read more »

My Teeth Are Uneven Sizes

It is more than likely that you look at your teeth and smile more often than anybody else. If there is something that bothers you about your smile, the odds are good that you are the only one that notices it (or at least you are the one that notices it most). Something like a… Read more »

Is It Too Early To Plan For My Holiday Smile?

You may be one of those people that love hearing holiday music all year long. Maybe when you see the grocery store aisles in Olathe, KS full of Halloween candy, you already start thinking of your New Year’s Resolutions? You may also be a person who only wants to think about Santa during December and… Read more »

Times When Whitening Will Not Work

Do you look in the mirror and feel insecure about the color of your teeth? Perhaps you have tried endless methods of whitening at home, but still feel frustrated at the dullness or yellowing? Maybe you have just one or two teeth that look differently than the rest of your smile? While there are times… Read more »

Commonly Asked Questions: Smile Gaps

If you have questions about gaps in your own smile or general questions about smile gaps, you are not alone. Many people have questions about the wide spaces that occur between teeth. Whether you are wondering if a gap affects your health or if you want to know how gaps are closed, we have the… Read more »

My Smile’s Appearance Makes Me Insecure

There have been several scientific studies that show that the act of smiling can boost your mood. Smiling can make you feel more happy and confident, which can spread to the rest of your life. On the flip side, if you are insecure about your smile, you may smile less frequently. Not only are you… Read more »

I Chipped My Tooth. Now What?

Accidents and injuries can seemingly come out of nowhere. One minute you are watching a movie eating popcorn, and the next minute, you are in a whirlwind of panic because you have chipped a tooth. Tooth damage, especially a chipped tooth in the front of your smile, can feel like a disaster. The good news,… Read more »

What Is Tooth Contouring?

Have you ever heard about contouring teeth or the term, dental contouring, and wondered what it meant? Maybe you have researched what to do about some of your unevenly shaped or sized teeth and found tooth contouring as a potential answer. Perhaps you and your dentist have discussed the procedure when talking about ways to… Read more »

Addressing Smile Issues With Porcelain Veneers

Studies show that using your facial muscles to smile can be a great way to improve your mood and build confidence. However, if your smile makes you feel insecure, you may find yourself doing it less often. If specific issues with your smile’s appearance like deep discoloration, uneven gaps or spacing, or cosmetic damage are… Read more »

Sparkling Smiles For Prom Season

When it comes to prom fashion, a bright smile can be an overlooked accessory. Whether you want to sparkle up your smile for prom, graduation, or you’re just wanting to brighten up your everyday life, cosmetic dentistry can be a means to help. Twinkles® tooth jewelry can be a great way to add pizzazz to your… Read more »

Redesigning Your Smile With Porcelain Veneers

Redesigning your smile does not necessarily mean that your smile will be completely changed to one you cannot recognize. Addressing cosmetic issues with porcelain veneers can be a way to give you a smile that is designed in a way that makes you feel like you are putting your best smile forward. Veneers have a bad… Read more »

The Difference Between Bonding And Contouring

The appearance of your smile can play a key role in your self-confidence and self-esteem. Helping you improve your smile’s appearance is almost as important as helping you to maintain your smile’s health. It is important to remember that your dentist’s goal is always to make sure that you preserve the maximum amount of healthy, natural… Read more »

3 Habits That Can Stain Your Teeth

Even with good, mindful preventive dental care habits, it is possible for stains to develop on the surfaces of your teeth. Throughout your daily life, many foods and drinks (even healthy ones) can leave behind particles that can negatively effect the color of your smile. Your routine dental cleaning can help to break up some… Read more »

How Can I Update My Smile’s Appearance?

A perfect smile is not defined as one without any cosmetic blemishes and imperfections. A perfect smile is smile that is healthy and gives you the feeling of confidence. A smile with health issues or a smile that makes you feel insecure is a smile that needs to be addressed. A common misconception exists that… Read more »

What To Do About Big Spaces Between Teeth

Do the spaces between your teeth make you feel insecure? Some people have teeth that are smaller than average, which creates gaps between them, while others may have average sized teeth with large gaps between them. Regardless of your situation, if the spaces between your teeth make you feel uncomfortable with your smile, there are… Read more »

When Are Porcelain Veneers Right For My Smile?

Some cosmetic issues with your smile may give you a sense of individuality. Perhaps you have a small gap in your front teeth that makes your smile feel unique to you. If your smile is healthy and it makes you feel confident, you already have a perfect smile. If your smile makes you feel self-conscious… Read more »

Smile Issues Addressed By Bonding/Contouring

If something about your smile is unhealthy or if it makes you feel insecure about the appearance, you may want to correct the issue with cosmetic dentistry. Bonding and contouring can be a straightforward ways to update your smile. Cosmetic bonding uses the same material used in tooth-colored fillings, a composite resin, to permanently enhance… Read more »